Call For Entries
Ninth Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit
The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Eighth Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit. The exhibit has the theme 'Art and Earth: My Art - My World'. Entries should reflect the artist's view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique, 2-dimension or 3-dimension, is acceptable.
The exhibit will open April 3, 2019 in the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display through May 4, 2019. There will be a reception at the gallery on Sunday, April 7 from 2-4pm.
The exhibition is open to all visual artists throughout the continental United States over the age of 18 in all media. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in The Berkeley Art Works.
The juror for the 2019 exhibit is Jay Pastore, currently a design consultant to the Roberto Clemente Museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He previously served as the Artistic Director of the Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth, Delaware, where he oversaw all aspects, from conception to deinstallation, of over thirty exhibitions each year.
The entry fee for the exhibit is
$35 for Non-Members
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES:
Interest form must be received by Feb 10, 2019 Midnight
Notification of Accepted Work:
The notification announcing the juror's selections will be sent by email and be posted on our web site on or about March 6, 2019.
Best in Show $500 Total prizes $1,000.
General Submission Guidelines
Artists can not exceed the maximum entries allowed in each show.
NON REFUNDABLE ENTRY FEE:
Price includes up the maximum number of entries allowed in each show
MAXIMUM SIZE: May not exceed 72" in any direction including the frame.
REQUIREMENTS: All works must be suitable for exhibition. No wet paint or fragile frames. Two-dimensional work MUST have screw eyes and wire attached 4-6 inches from top of frame. NO EXCEPTIONS. Sculpture must be manageable by two people. Artists must be available to install complicated pieces. Artists may use glass to frame soft pastel works, but all other works on paper must be framed with plexiglass. Ornate frames are strongly discouraged. No hot glue.
SALES: If the exhibition requires that all work be for sale, 30% of sale proceeds will be donated to help sustain the Rockport Center For the Arts Center and support exhibits. Buyers may take artwork upon purchase.
Exhibition Interest Form
If you are interested in participating in an upcoming exhibition, please fill out the form below. Our staff will follow up with you upon receipt of this information.